The Red Shoes - A Fairy-tale with Music

The Red Shoes - A Fairy-tale with Music $10.99

Hans Josef Schmidt from Hans Christian Andersen

Published by Dramatic Publishing

Large Mixed Cast
The story deals with the waif Karen who has no shoes

Through the machinations of an Old Soldier she is led to secure red shoes by deceit

When she puts on the shoes she changes from an appealing child to one who is vain and proud

Then she discovers the red shoes cannot be taken off, and they force her to dance away

In showing Karen's repentance and atonement, the playwright has supplanted Andersen's gruesome conclusion with a scene of great theatrical beauty and power

NB Large Mixed Cast also requires 2 girls

Runs about 80 minutes

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